Roasted okra fries

Heather Disarro

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Roasted okra fries are both delicious and full of flavor and texture. Make sure your fries are spread out to ensure perfect caramelization every time.

Roasted okra fries

Roasted okra fries

Serves 4


  • 1 pound fresh okra, stems trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Toss the okra with the olive oil and spread in an even layer on a large baking sheet. Make sure the okra has plenty of room to spread out and that it is not touching.
  3. Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast at 425 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  5. Flip the okra, then roast another 5 to 10 minutes until caramelized and crisp.
  6. Serve immediately to get the best texture.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.